David Sutton (archivist)

David Christopher Sutton (born 18 October 1950) is a British archival researcher, cataloguer, indexer, literary scholar, copyright researcher, food historian, fairtrade campaigner, and local politician.

He has been a member of staff at the University of Reading Library since 1982. A party member in the Labour Party since the 1960s, he was leader of Reading Borough Council for 13 years, from May 1995 to May 2008. Since 2010, he has been chair of the board of Reading Buses, the local municipally-owned bus company, and also chair of the Reading Fairtrade Group. For his archival research and literary editorial work on the Location Register of English Literary Manuscripts and Letters he was nominated for the McColvin Medal in 1992 and highly commended for the Besterman Medal in 1998. He was awarded the Benson Medal in 2002 by the Royal Society of Literature for outstanding services to literature. He was named Archivist of the Year by the Scone Foundation of New York in 2006. He is currently Director of Research Projects, based in the University Library, at the University of Reading, an associate member of the University's School of English and American Literature (SEAL), and a member of that school's Research Board. In respect of UK literary archives, he has been Chair (2010–17) of the Group for Literary Archives and Manuscripts (GLAM), and in respect of literary archives worldwide he has been Chair/Président (2010–19) of the Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) of the International Council on Archives (ICA). Since 2012 he has been Principal Investigator for a project initially funded by the Leverhulme Trust and entitled the Diasporic Literary Archives Network. He has written reviews, essays, pamphlets, conference papers and two books on subjects related to the history of food, and is a trustee of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Sutton, David.
Published 2009
...Sutton, David. Hollywood Blockbusters : The Anthropology of Popular Movies....
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by Sutton, David E., 1963-
Published 2014
...Sutton, David E., 1963- Secrets from the Greek kitchen...
Book Electronic
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